Travel from Kampot to Phnom Penh

By train the journey from Kampot to Phnom Penh is scheduled to take 3 hours 30 minutes, by bus or minivan the same journey is scheduled to take from 2 hours 30 minutes to 3 hours.

Train Times from Kampot to Phnom Penh

  • Please Note: A new timetable is now in operation.
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Bus Times from Kampot to Phnom Penh

There are currently 18 direct bus services a day from Kampot to Phnom Penh available to book online.

KampotPhnom PenhBus Company
07:3010:30Kim Seng Express
08:0011:00Ekareach Express
08:0011:00Pacific Express
08:3011:30Kim Seng Express
09:3012:00Kim Seng Express
10:3013:30Ekareach Express
12:3015:30Ekareach Express
12:3015:30Pacific Express
12:3015:30Kim Seng Express
13:3017:00Kim Seng Express
13:4516:45Pacific Express
14:3017:30Ekareach Express
14:3017:00Kim Seng Express
16:3019:30Ekareach Express
16:4519:45Pacific Express
16:4519:45Kim Seng Express
17:4520:45Ekareach Express
17:4520:45Kim Seng Express

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Kampot Railway Station

Train services to Phnom Penh depart from Kampot Railway Station.

Google Map of Kampot Railway Station

Kampot Bus Station

Bus services to Phnom Penh depart from the Giant Ibis Bus Station on the Krong Kampot Road in Kampot Town.

Google Map of Kampot Giant Ibis Bus Station

Phnom Penh Train Station

Trains from Kampot terminate at Phnom Penh Railway Station.

Google Map of Phnom Penh train station

Phnom Penh Bus Station

Direct bus services from Kampot terminate at the Giant Ibis Bus Terminal on Street 106 in Phnom Penh.

Google Map of Phnom Penh Giant Ibis Bus Terminal

About Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh is the capital city of Cambodia, and it commercial and cultural centre. With a population of over 1.5 million people (over 10% of the population of the entire country) Phnom Penh is a lot larger than other cities in Cambodia. Cambodia’s second largest settlement, Ta Khmau, has around 205,000 inhabitants, and its third largest city, Battambang, has around 196,000 residents.

Royal Palace in Phnom Penh
Royal Palace in Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh is a rapidly developing city with a major international airport soon to be connected to the city centre by an airport railway link. The city has had a number of major investment and infrastructure project funded by foreign investors such as Camko City, notable for its shopping centres and expensive apartments, and tall commercial buildings including the Vattanac Capital Tower. Alongside this more modern vision of a city aspiring to match other regional capitals such as Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur, Phnom Penh is also city with poverty and local culture in equal measure. Some of the more interesting places to visit are:

  • The Royal Palace: Built in the 19th Century the highlight of this palace complex are the two pagodas, the Silver Pagoda and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha. The Royal Palace is open between 08:00 and 11:00 & 14:00 to 17:00. The entrance fee is $10 USD.
  • Wat Phnom: The ‘Temple on the Hill’ located in the park near Sisowath Quay. Entrance fee $1 USD.
  • The National Museum of Cambodia: Contains many artefacts from the Angkor period of Cambodian history. Open 08:00 to 17:00. Entrance fee $10 USD.
  • French Colonial Buildings: The best example of French Colonial architecture in the city are the Raffles Le Royal Hotel, the Central Market and the Grand Post Office Building.

Next read about Travel from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap

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